Family-loved recipes

The Quick and Easy Roast recipe is one my mother made often because it was a family favorite. The other two recipes are ones that I have made for family and are also ranked as very good.

Quick and Easy Roast

1 2-4 lb. beef roast

1 envelope dry onion soup mix

Use large enough piece of heavy aluminum foil to completely cover and wrap roast. Pour half the soup mix in center of foil; place roast on top of mix and cover with remaining soup mix. Fold foil over and seal; place in pan. Bake at 300-325 degrees to desired doneness.

Baked Round Steak

1/4 lb. butter

2 lb. round steak, 1-inch thick

1 can mushrooms

1 envelope dry onion soup mix

Spread butter on steak. Sprinkle mushrooms over steak; cover with soup mix. Wrap in two thickness of foil; place in covered roaster with rack. Bake for 2 hours at 325 degrees.

Smothered Roast

1 (4 1/2 lb.) roast

1 can cream of celery soup, undiluted

1 package dry onion soup mix

Lay meat on heavy foil; pour soup pm tip of meat. Sprinkle with soup mix. Fold foil over; seal with double foil. Cook at 325 degrees for 2 hours and 30 minutes.